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WWE Legend Triple H Unofficially Retires After Legendary 25 Year Career

WWE Legend Triple H Unofficially Retires After Legendary 25 Year Career

WWE legend Triple H has confessed it would "not bother him" if he never wrestled for the promotion again.

Triple H, real name Paul Levesque, has been with the company since 1995 and will go down as one of their greatest ever superstars.

But the 51-year-old's last match came against Randy Orton last year and he has admitted it could be his last if "the right opportunity" doesn't come up.

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When asked about the chances an in-ring return right now, the 14-time world champion told The Bill Simmons Podcast: "Right now, zero. I just feel like there's a moment where you go, 'I'm retired', but you're not.

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"I'd rather just not say it and if the right opportunity comes up that everybody believes is right, and I believe I can do it without it falling apart, me or the match, then okay, I would consider it.

"I am not at a point where I would say, 'Absolutely not, under any circumstances, but probably not that far off.'

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"The thing for me that's good is I'm so transitioned over and satisfied with the other aspects of my career and my life and everything else, I get as much fun and excitement out of watching others do it and succeed at it."

Since stepping away from full-time activity in 2010, 'The Game' has transitioned to a backstage role.

He serves as Executive Vice President of Global Talent Strategy & Development as well as Executive producer of the promotion's third brand, NXT.

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Many think he could even be the man to take up the mantle from current chairman Vince McMahon should he choose to retire.

When asked about his future plans, the 'King of Kings' revealed he wants to focus on creating the stars of tomorrow.

"So, I always will use this analogy, for me, NXT for me in a way, and even the main roster, watching the guys and the girls because they all come through there, it's the difference between as exciting as your own career is, it's watching your kids succeed at something.

"It's a different level of passion and excitement and the pride that you feel.

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"While it was exhilarating for you, it's the been there done that side to me.

"The other side is almost better. I prefer the helping them, whatever aspects we can with that, and giving them the opportunity to go out and shine.

"If the opportunity does not come for me to step back in the ring, I get asked it a lot.

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"It would not bother me. I would not be like, "Oh, man! I missed those last two years. I should have done it when I could have.

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As well as being one of the most decorated stars in company history, Triple H was also part of the iconic D-Generation X and Evolution stables.

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Daniel Marland

Daniel is a freelance journalist for SPORTbible and covers a variety of sports. He also has past experience of working at Manchester United and once locked eyes with Jose Mourinho. He lived to tell the tale.